What is Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
Apply for Benefits
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support is awarded from the Monday after we
receive your claim form. Don't delay making your claim because you can't get the
evidence we need. Make your claim and provide the evidence later, as
long as it's within 30 days.
We could be able to 'Fast Track' and process your new benefit/support claim within 5 working days, if you bring in all the required evidence mentioned on the claim form.
You can request an application form by:
Find out more about Housing Benefits and the support we can offer for council tax using the links below
Pages in What is Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
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- 2. What is Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
- 3. How is Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support calculated